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Mauritania

Region: North Africa
Currency: Mauritanian ouguiya (MRO)
Population: 3.8 million
Capital: Nouakchott
Ministry website: www.finances.gov.mr
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD, UMA
Key Budget Indicators Over Time
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
GDP (constant 2004 MRO[billions]) 796.95 841.41 845.08 860.64 886.59
GDP (current MRO[billions]) 1,695.79 1,626.48 1,564.56 1,647.13 1,754.14
GDP growth (%) 6.09 5.58 0.44 1.84 3.01
GDP per capita (constant 2004 MRO) 201,953.24 207,043.48 202,059.59 200,102.26 200,576.73
GDP per capita (current MRO) 429,729.39 400,222.23 374,086.54 382,961.37 396,847.58
Inflation (CPI) (%) 4.13 3.77 0.49 1.47 2.27
General government revenue (% of GDP) 24.92 24.96 29.42 28 28.12
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 25.75 29.46 32.83 28.52 28.17
Budget balance (% of GDP) -0.83 -4.5 -3.42 -0.52 -0.04
Primary balance (% of GDP) 0.09 -3.53 -2.28 0.54 1.23
General government debt (% of GDP) 51.07 60.31 76.85 78.48 76.84

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